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St. John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for St. John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how St. John The Baptist Parish compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for St. John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 8,309 total crimes reported in St. John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana (821 of them violent). Of the 1,662 crimes that take place per year in St. John The Baptist Parish, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in St. John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana every 5 hours. This includes 37 murders, 60 rapes, and just about six thousand thefts (including 756 car thefts).

Total Crime in St. John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana (2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in St. John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana for 5 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in St. John The Baptist Parish has risen by 26%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 27%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 5 years in St. John The Baptist Parish. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least two thousand for St. John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana in 2009.

Crime Trends St. John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana (2004-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in parishes like St. John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana (2004-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

St. John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for St. John The Baptist Parish conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.

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